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3 items tagged “cache”


Traffic Server. Mark Nottingham explains the release of Traffic Server, a new Apache Incubator open source project donated by Yahoo! using code originally developed at Inktomi around a decade ago. Traffic Server is a HTTP proxy/cache, similar to Squid and Varnish (though Traffic Server acts as both a forward and reverse proxy, whereas Varnish only handles reverse). # 1st November 2009, 12:15 pm


ncache. A squid-style caching system built on top of nginx. Supports the HTTP PURGE method for cache invalidation. # 18th June 2008, 8:09 pm


Browser Cache Usage—Exposed! Includes real numbers for browser cache usage on some of Yahoo!’s most popular pages. # 7th January 2007, 10:20 pm